HB News

Little ones love animals? Camp Critter is for them

BEDFORD – The Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire is offering Camp Critter, a week-long, day summer camp for children ages 7-11. Camp Critter is geared toward children who love animals. Camp sessions cover responsible pet ownership, safety around animals, dog bite prevention, ...

Correction

Editor’s note: The Friday, April 13 edition of the Hollis Brookline Journal included an incorrect honor roll for Hollis Brookline High School. The correct version of the honor roll will be published in the Friday, April 27 edition.

New formulas take the bite out

OK, so here is what you do. First, you need to grab him by his scruff. You may need a second person to assist you. Then, you tip his head and place the pill as far back in his throat as you can. Beware, he may kick, scratch, or even bite. Then, you rub his throat until you see that he has ...

Earth Day events held in Hollis

Many towns, including Hollis, will celebrate Earth Day on April 22, with various events to be held throughout the month. Beaver Brook Association, an environmental education and natural resource conservation in Hollis, will host an open house at a new yurt, from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, April 22. ...

Daily deal site aids United Way

HUDSON - NHDailyDeal.com, New Hampshire's statewide daily deal site, has special plans to give back to the community in April. The site is teaming up with United Way of Greater Nashua as part of their "charity of the month" program, which was developed to harness ...

StageCoach remembers Titanic at 100th anniversary

A century ago, when passengers boarded the Titanic for its maiden voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, they had little idea that the class of ticket they purchased might determine whether they lived or died. The issue of class distinction and how it contributed to the loss of lives during the ...

Hayward demystifies landscape design

BEDFORD – Even before gardening caught fire as a national pastime, husband and wife team Gordon and Mary Hayward were busy creating and tending the one-and-half acres surrounding their Vermont farmhouse. Hayward is a well-known landscape designer and author of 10 books and numerous ...

Local play to be performed at Ohio festival

“Princess K.I.M. The Musical,” based on the children’s books by Maryann Cocca-Leffler, of Amherst, has been chosen as one of the top five plays in the 2012 Ronald M. Ruble New Play Festival at the Caryl Crane Children’s Theater in Huron, Ohio. Princess ...

Arts Society features Wifholm

HOLLIS – The Hollis Arts Society will feature member artist Anne Wifholm at the RE/MAX Properties gallery in April. A reception for the artist, with food and music, will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 19. Wifholm is a native New Englander, raised in central Massachusetts. ...

Library reaches ‘astronomical’ heights

On March 7, Tim Sagear, of Brookline, gave a presentation on the Orion StarBlast telescope and its accessories to staff at the Brookline Public Library. The scope was donated to the library by the New Hampshire Astronomical Society through a grant from Oceanside Photo & Telescope. Also ...

Alpaca farm offers relaxation, education

HOLLIS – The next time you’re feeling stressed, forgo that extra brownie or therapeutic shopping trip and spend some quality time with the alpacas at Acappella Farm in Hollis instead. These docile, timid animals who hum rather than bray or whine are very calming to be ...

NH Tourism launches “Reach The Summit” fourth-grade video contest

CONCORD – New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism Development officials announce the launch of a new “Reach the Summit” Video Contest to encourage fourth-grade classes in New Hampshire to explain and demonstrate why visitors should come to the Granite State. ...

Vienna meets Nashua in concert

NASHUA – The First Music Concert Series will continue its fourth season with baritone Steven Scheschareg and pianist Joseph R. Olefirowicz, the First Music director, performing the works of Bernstein, Korngold and Schumann in “Liederkunst – The Art of ...

‘Blonde’ has energy, humor

Hollis Brookline High School students’s production of “Legally Blond the Musical” featured a cast of more than 30 who danced and sang their way through three hours of unrequited love and hi-jinks, all supported by a brass band. The casts’ seamless set ...

Hazardous waste collections begin April 14

NASHUA – After some unseasonably warm weather, many people are thinking about spring cleaning. The 2012 household hazardous waste season begins just in time to help you empty your basement, garage and shed. The first collection of 2012 will be from 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 14, ...

HAM radio introduction class April 14

MANCHESTER – An introduction to HAM radio and class will be offered 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Manchester Red Cross Blood Center, 425 Reservoir Ave. HAM radio, also known as amateur radio, allows people to communicate via radio. Distances covered may be a few miles ...

Library has plenty of activities for kids

You’re home with a toddler and your baby, and things couldn’t be crazier. Nothing seems to be stimulating your children at home and you really need to get out yourself. The answer is … come to the library. The Hollis Social Library is a great place to bring your ...

Annual Easter egg hunt held at school

The Brookline Women’s Club sponsored its annual egg hunt at Richard Maghakian Memorial School, where children visited with the Easter Bunny and collected armfuls of eggs. Donations went toward the Women’s Club’s annual scholarship awarded to a graduating high ...

Candidates speak out at supper

The Brookline Democrats’ spaghetti supper, organized by two candidates for state House of Representatives, Melanie Levesque and Brian Rater, helped raise money and allowed local Democrats a chance to speak on the issues. More than 50 people attended to hear seven candidates, current ...

Census documents are a treasure trove

Charles Bartlett was working his East Concord farm in 1940 with his wife Florence. His son Kenneth was making $520 a year as a bank messenger, while his 18-year-old daughter Marian was working for the National Youth Administration. Their two teenaged brothers were still in school. Seventy-two ...